Embroidered Christmas Cards with Easy Printable Template

I just love a handmade Christmas and these embroidered Christmas cards are designed to be quick and easy. The printable template makes these cards even easier. Plus I made a set of embroidered Christmas gift tags as well.

Below you will find the material list for this craft project, a step by step tutorial, and a video tutorial showing you the basic embroidery skills needed to complete these embroidered Holiday cards and gift tags. Each card only takes a few minutes to embroider but really adds a nice handmade touch to your holiday cards.

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Herringbone Crochet Border: How to Crochet

This herringbone crochet blanket border is a great addition to any blanket. It is a very simple border with a light texture and can be worked on any blanket. Plus, it is an easy one-row repeat pattern.

Below you will find the written pattern and video tutorial for the herringbone crochet border. There is also instructions for prepping your blanket and a photo tutorial on how to crochet the herringbone half double crochet stitch.

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A Practical Crochet Planner you will Love

Don’t you wish you could just be playing with yarn all the time. Sadly there is everyday chores that need to be done, like house cleaning and work. Now you can keep track of your day to day activities and still enjoy a little yarny goodness with this Free Printable Crochet Planner.

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Rib Crochet Border: How to Crochet

This simple rib crochet blanket border is a great addition to any blanket. It is a very traditional looking border and can be worked on any blanket. Plus, it is an easy one-row repeat pattern.

Below you will find the written pattern and video tutorial for the simple rib crochet blanket border. We will talk about prepping your blanket and correcting your stitch count if needed.

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Alpine Stitch Crochet Blanket Border: How to Crochet

The alpine stitch blanket border is a great addition to any blanket. It has a slightly textured surface that looks beautiful in a solid color or with stripes.

Below you will find the written pattern and video tutorial for the Alpine stitch blanket border. We will also discuss the stitch count needed for the border and how to easily adjust your stitch count to use this border.

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How to Line a Crochet Blanket with Fabric

Crochet blankets are amazing on their own but if you line a crochet blanket with soft flannel fabric, it becomes so much more. In this tutorial, I am going to pull out my sewing knowledge from when I was a seamstress and give you all the steps for adding a liner to a crochet blanket. I have a video tutorial walking you through the process using a sewing machine and a second tutorial showing how you can hand sew the liner in instead.

I know everyone has a different level of experience when it comes to sewing and using a sewing machine. If you have any questions that are not answered by this tutorial, please leave them in the comments below.

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Camel Stitch Blanket Border Tutorial

Learn to crochet the bobble stitch witht this video and photo tutorial and then use it to make a quick and easy soap mat pattern.

Most borders require a certain number of stitches to work correctly, but the camel stitch blanket border does not. This means you can add this crochet blanket border to any blanket that you have made.

In this post you will find the written pattern for this blanket border as well as a handy video tutorial.

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Bobble Stitch Crochet Tutorial + Practice Pattern

The bobble stitch is a great way to add texture and pizazz to a project. Learn to crochet the bobble stitch in the tutorial below and practice the stitch with the Soap Mat practice pattern.

The Bobble Stitch: So many ways

The bobble stitch is such a versatile stitch it can be worked in several different ways. Below you can see the bobble stitch worked spread out and create a polka-dot pattern. The stitch can be worked in a grid-like pattern and you can change colors to make a graphed picture. You can also work the bobble stitches offset of each other like the diamond sample below.

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Linked Double Crochet Stitch Tutorial + Video

The Linked Double Crochet stitch has all the benefits of a Double Crochet but none of the big holes.

I love the basic double crochet stitch. I really do, but make a tiny modification and you can improve it. That is where the Linked Double Crochet stitch comes in. It has the height of double crochet, works up almost the same, but does not have the gaps in between the stitches.

Though this stitch is not perfect for every project, I think you will love using it for several crochet projects. Just give it a try.

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